Kids & FamilyEnter an extraordinary world filled with magic and wonder -- where every holiday has its own special land... and imaginative, one-of-a-kind characters! The Nightmare Before Christmas tells the heartfelt tale of Jack Skellington, the Pumpkin King of Halloween Town, and all things that go bump in the night. Bored with the same old tricks and treats, he yearns for something more, and soon stumbles upon the glorious magic of Christmas Town! Jack decides to bring this joyful holiday back to Halloween Town. But as his dream to fill Santa's shoes unravels, it's up to Sally, the rag doll who loves him, to stitch things back together. This critically acclaimed movie milestone captured the heart and imagination of audiences everywhere with its Academy Award-nominated stop-motion effects, engaging Grammy-nominated music, and the
Kids & FamilyIn a world where the only good pumpkins are round pumpkins, Spookley the Square Pumpkin is a mistake, an outcast, a weed! Shunned by the other pumpkins because of his odd shape, Spookley is befriended by Edgar, Allan, and Poe, three hilarious spiders, who convince Spookley that square or not, he is a pumpkin and every pumpkin has a right to be the Pick of the Patch on Halloween. A square pumpkin the Pick of the Patch? Not if Big Tom and Little Tom can help it. These two pumpkin-bullies use every trick imaginable to cause Spookley to suffer one humiliating defeat after another. Encouraged to continue by kindly Jack Scarecrow and his bat side-kicks, Boris and Bella, Spookley continues on his quest, but isn't sure he has what it takes until a mighty storm threatens to destroy the entire patch. As the storm rages, Spookle
ComedyEight-year-old Kevin McCallister (Macaulay Culkin) has become the man of the house, overnight! Accidentally left behind when his family rushes off on a Christmas vacation, Kevin gets busy decorating the house for the holidays. But he's not decking the halls with tinsel and holly. Two bumbling burglars are trying to break in, and Kevin's rigging a bewildering battery of booby traps to welcome them!
Kids & FamilyWhen a doubting young boy takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery that shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe.
ComedyDiscover the magic of the Mean One this holiday season! Oscar-winning director Ron Howard and Oscar®-winning producer Brian Grazer bring Christmas' best-loved grump to life with the help of the irrepressible Jim Carrey as The Grinch. The Grinch is a celebration of the holiday spirit no home should be without! Why is The Grinch (Carrey) such a grouch? No one seems to know, until little Cindy Lou Who (Taylor Momsen) takes matters into her own hands and turns both Whoville and The Grinch's world upside down, inside out…and funny side up in her search for the true meaning of Christmas.
HolidayDr. Seuss’ timeless classic comes to life in a shiny all-new Ultimate Edition of How the Grinch Stole Christmas, now with 2 newly remastered Grinch Specials: The Grinch Grinches the Cat in the Hat and Halloween is Grinch Night! With Who-ville brimming with joyful anticipation of Christmas, high above in the chilly mountains, the Grinch shares no such warmth for the holiday. Why this green meanie has hatched a plan to do away with Christmas once and for all! Featuring animation by the legendary Chuck Jones, bring home this heartfelt reason for the Yul-tide season.
ComedyThe comic misadventures of the beleaguered Griswold family continue in this latest "Vacation" outing, the third and most successful of the series. (Over $71,000,000!) This time America's most dedicated dad (Chevy Chase) is determined to stay at home to create "the most fun-filled old fashioned family Christmas ever" -- but life has a particular way of throwing wet logs on Clark Griswold's fire. Look for Emmy and Golden Globe-winner Julia Louis-Dreyfus (TV's "Seinfeld") in a supporting role. Written by John Hughes ("Home Alone" series).
ComedyScott Calvin, is a divorced father whose strained relationship with his son Charlie, begins to mend only after a bizarre twist of fate transforms him into the new Santa. When the current Mr. Claus falls off the roof on Christmas eve, Scott dons Santa's suit, and he and his son are whisked off to the North Pole. There he meets Bernard the head elf, who tells him about the clause, a contract stating that whoever puts on the santa suit must also take on all the responsibilities that go with the position. Scott isn't too thrilled about his sudden career change. Charlie, however, is overjoyed. Over the next 12 months Scott gains an enormous amount of weight and sprouts a full white beard. Though he fights the inevitable, when Christmas eve arrives Scott and Charlie, eight reindeer and the Elf Swat Team strive to make believ
ComedyNeal Page is an advertising executive who just wants to fly home to Chicago to spend Thanksgiving with his family. But all Neal Page gets is misery. Misery named Del Griffith — a loud mouthed, but nevertheless lovable, salesman who leads Neal on a cross-country, wild goose chase that keeps Neal from tasting his turkey. Steve Martin (Neal) and John Candy (Del) are absolutely wonderful as two guys with a knack for making the worst of a bad situation. If it's painful, funny, or just plain crazy, it happens to Neal and Del in "Planes, Trains and Automobiles." Every traveller's nightmare in a comedy-come-true!
ComedyOscar® winners Diane Keaton, Alan Arkin, and Marisa Tomei team with Golden Globe® winner John Goodman, Ed Helms, Amanda Seyfried, and Olivia Wilde in this hilarious and heartwarming comedy. When four generations of the Cooper clan gather for a reunion, a series of unexpected visitors and unlikely events turn the night upside-down — leading the Coopers toward a joyful rediscovery of family bonds and the magic of love.
Kids & FamilyIt's the SpongeBob Christmas Special, ‘Tis the Season to be Jerky! At Christmastime in Bikini Bottom, everyone's excited except Plankton, who always gets a lump of coal from Santa. But he vows this year he'll finally get his wish – the Krabby Patty formula! And it won't be by being good. He's gonna make everyone in Bikini Bottom bad!
ComedyDestined to become a holiday classic, this family comedy follows an Indiana schoolboy whose obsession with getting a Red Ryder air rifle for Christmas leads to hilarious consequences. Co-starring Emmy-winner Darren McGavin ("Kolchak: The Night Stalker"). Based upon a true story.
ComedyThe fun begins when the rich and greedy Duke Brothers (Don Ameche and Ralph Bellamy) wager a bet over whether born loser Valentine (Eddie Murphy) could become as successful as the priggish Winthorpe (Dan Akroyd) if circumstances were reversed. The Dukes have the money to make this happen, but when Valentine and Winthorpe catch on they arrange for a rich and riotous payback!
Kids & FamilyThis delightful holiday offering stars Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, Minnie Mouse, Daisy Duck, Goofy and his son Max, Pluto, Uncle Scrooge McDuck and the mischievous nephews Huey, Dewey and Louie in a quintet of tales about the importance of sharing, the necessity of opening your heart to loved ones, the appreciation of people for who they are, and the rewards of unselfishness.
DramaGeorge Bailey has so many problems he is thinking about ending it all – and it’s Christmas! As the angels discuss George, we see his life in flashback. As George is about to jump from a bridge, he ends up rescuing his guardian angel, Clarence. Clarence then shows George what his town would have looked like if it hadn’t been for all of his good deeds over the years. Will Clarence be able to convince George to return to his family and forget suicide?
Kids & FamilyThe holiday season is in full swing when a cultured gentlemen with twinkling eyes, and ample belly, and a snowy beard is hired as Macy's department store Santa. He claims his name is Kris Kringle, and soon fills everyone with Christmas spirit - except for his boss, Doris Walker, who's raising her daughter Susan to not believe in Santa but when Kris is declared insane and put on trail everyone's faith is put to the test as old and young alike face the age old question: Do you believe in Santa Claus?
ComedyWalt Disney Pictures presents an all-new comedy adventure overflowing with holiday cheer. Tim Allen reappears in Santa Clause 2, the hilarious sequel to everybody's holiday favorite. Scott Calvin (Allen) has been Santa Claus for the past eight years, and his loyal elves consider him the best one ever. But Scott's got problems. His son Charlie has landed on this year's "naughty" list, and if Scott doesn’t marry by Christmas Eve -- one very, very short month away -- he'll stop being Santa forever. Embracing Christmas and the magic of family with heart, warmth, fun, and charm, Santa Clause 2 is classic holiday entertainment everybody will enjoy again and again.
RomanceSt. Louis 1903. The well-off Smith family has four beautiful daughters, including Esther and little Tootie. 17-year old Esther has fallen in love with the boy next door who has just moved in, John. He however, barely notices her at first. The family is shocked when Mr. Smith reveals that he has been transfered to a nice position in New York, which means that the family has to leave St. Louis and the St. Louis Fair.
DramaCassandra "Cassie" Nightingale always has a few tricks up her sleeve, but is surprised when her handsome fiancé, chief of police Jake Russell, proposes they set their wedding date for Christmas Eve—only six days away! The two hurry to plan the magical holiday wedding, but run into trouble when a criminal from Jake’s past returns to town. Stars Catherine Bell and Chris Potter.
Kids & FamilyJoin Mickey and all of your favorite Disney animated superstars -- together for the first time ever -- as they share a heartwarming holiday celebration and sing a special song, "The Best Christmas Of All," that captures this wondrous occasion. When a huge snowstorm leaves everyone stranded, Mickey and all of his guests at The House of Mouse, including Pooh, Piglet, Belle, Snow White, Ariel, and many more of his old and new friends, break out the cookies and hot chocolate to help Donald mend his tattered Christmas spirit. The fun starts when Minnie pulls out their favorite holiday home movies and everyone starts to reminisce. Their magical memories soon put everyone in the Christmas mood -- even grumpy Donald, who ultimately becomes the star of the evening. As everybody lifts their voice in joyful song, they realize tha
RomanceWendy Walton is the best designer in Boston... but no one knows it yet. Hoping to kick-start her career, Wendy has left work with the local theatre to take a job as an assistant to Priscilla Hall, the most prestigious designer in the city. Ms. Hall works Wendy around the clock, which is how Wendy finds herself trapped in an elevator late one night with an incredibly handsome stranger. Wendy and the mystery man share an impulsive, romantic, life changing kiss before the doors open and Wendy runs out, leaving him behind. The next day at work, Wendy answers the door to find the handsome gentleman standing in front of her. Turns out he's Adam Hughes, a wealthy philanthropist - and Ms. Hall's long distance boyfriend. He doesn't recognize Wendy, which makes things all the more awkward for her when Ms. Hall assigns her to dec
Kids & FamilyGeorge and The Man with The Yellow Hat are having a very merry time counting down the days until Christmas. There's only one puzzle: neither of them can figure out what to give the other for a present. The Man is having trouble reading George’s wish list and George doesn't have a clue about what to get for The Man who has everything. Will they be able to find the answers before Christmas morning?
ComedyTim Allen is back in the big red suit for more adventure and laughs in Disney's hilarious family comedy. Get ready for a thrilling sleigh ride as the reluctant Santa Claus faces his most chilling and hysterical challenge yet. As Christmas nears, Scott Calvin invites his in-laws (Ann-Margret and Alan Arkin) to join the festivities. The holidays take a chaotic turn when Scott discovers a way out of his "Santa Clause" and the mischievous Jack Frost (Martin Short) puts the big freeze on Christmas' big cheese! Unless Scott can save the day, it's going to be a very chilly Frostmas at the North Pole and all around the world. Will Scott be able to get his job back in the St. Nick of time? Celebrate the holidays with THE SANTA CLAUSE 3: THE ESCAPE CLAUSE. It's a gift the whole family will treasure.
ComedyHigh powered businessman Howard Langston (Arnold Schwarzenegger), is hard at work taking last-minute orders from customers to whom he just can't say no, including his son, Jamie (Jake Lloyd), who asked for the hottest action figure of the season -- Turbo Man! Unfortunately, Howard is facing one BIG problem. It's Christmas Eve and Turbo Man has been sold out since Thanksgiving! Howard's down-to-the-wire trek to find Turbo Man quickly turns into an odyssey wilder than he could have ever imagined. In the course of his seemingly endless Yuletide misadventures, he finds himself in a no-holds-barred fight-to-the-finish with a crazed postman named Myron (Sinbad), who is out to claim the last Turbo Man for his kid. It's enough to scare away even the bravest of men. But to Howard, this is war -- and he's determined to win.
Kids & FamilyChristmas elicits nothing more than "bah, humbug!" from Ebenezer Scrooge (George Scott), a miser whose sole pursuit of financial success has left him a bitter and lonely old man. But a Christmas Eve visit from the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future ultimately teaches him to open his heart to the spirit of Christmas and to the joys of friends and family.
HorrorThe college town of Bedford is receiving an unwelcome guest this Christmas. As the residents of sorority house Pi Kappa Sigma prepare for the festive season, a stranger begins to stalk the house.
Kids & FamilyEveryone, especially children, knows that the holiday season is a time for miracles. However, six-year-old Susan Walker (Mara Wilson) has doubts about childhood's most enduring miracle...Santa Claus. This holiday season, Susan is going to receive the most precious gift of all: something to believe in. And she's about to discover that miracles do occur...The story relates the arrival of one Kris Kringle (Richard Attenborough), a department store Santa who believes he's the genuine article, and who subsequently turns a skeptical child's world upside-down. When Kris is put on trial to prove he's Santa, the youngster -- and everyone around her -- learns the true meaning of faith, the importance of family... and that even today, we all need something to believe in.
ComedyThe new "Harold & Kumar" comedy picks up six years after the duo's last adventure. After years of growing apart, Harold Lee (John Cho) and Kumar Patel (Kal Penn) have replaced each other with new friends and are preparing for their respective Yuletide celebrations. But when a mysterious package mistakenly arrives at Kumar's door on Christmas Eve, his attempt to redirect it to Harold's house ends with the "high grade" contents-and Harold's father-in-law's prize Christmas tree- going up in smoke. Reluctantly embarking on another ill-advised journey with Kumar through New York City, their search for the perfect tree almost blows Christmas Eve sky high.
Kids & FamilyBarbie magically comes to life in this modern adaptation of the E.T.A. Hoffmann classic. The tale begins when Barbie, playing the role of Clara, receives a beautiful wooden Nutcracker as a gift from her favorite Aunt. That night, while Clara sleeps, the Nutcracker springs to life to ward off the evil Mouse King who has invaded Clara’s parlor. She awakes and aids the Nutcracker, but the Mouse King shrinks her by casting an evil spell. Clara and the Nutcracker set off on a spectacular adventure to find the Sugarplum Princess, the only one who can break the Mouse King’s evil enchantment. The tale is enhanced with spectacular dance scenes created by the acclaimed choreographer Peter Martins, and features the beloved music by Tchaikovsky. The real-life movements of dancers from the New York City Ballet bring the beauty
ComedyMatthew Broderick and Danny DeVito star in this hilarious holiday comedy as two competitive neighbors who try to put the "win" in "winter!" Determined to unseat Steve Finch (Broderick) as the town's holiday season king, Buddy Hall (DeVito) plasters his house with so many decorative lights that it'll be visible from space! When their wives (Kristin Davis and Kristin Chenoweth) bond, and their kids follow suit, the two men only escalate their rivalry, and their decorating. It's anybody's guess whether the holidays will wind up jolly or jostled in this wild laugh-fest the whole family will love!
Kids & FamilyOn Christmas Eve a young girl named Clara wants to stay up to play with her Nutcracker doll, but she must go to bed. After everyone has retired, she sneaks downstairs to be with her doll, falls asleep and dreams a magical dream: Clara is kidnapped by a Mouse King, but her Nutcracker doll--now a dashing prince--rescues her.
Kids & Family'Tis the season for love, laughter, and one of the most cherished stories of all time! Join Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, and all the hilarious Muppets in this merry, magical version of Charles Dickens' classic tale. Academy Award® winner Michael Caine (Best Supporting Actor, 2000, The Cider House Rules; 1987, Hannah And Her Sisters) gives a performance that's anything but "bah, humbug!" as greedy, penny-pinching Ebenezer Scrooge. One fateful Christmas Eve, Scrooge is visited by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future. Together with kind, humble Bob Cratchit (Kermit the Frog) and his family, the Spirits open Scrooge's eyes -- and his heart -- to the true meaning of Christmas. Filled with original music and dazzling special effects, this restored and remastered 50th Anniversary Edition of The Muppet Christmas
ComedyClassic Christmas romantic comedy stars Janet Leigh ("Psycho," Touch of Evil") as a poor young widow torn between a boring successful businessman and a romantic ne'er-do-well. Oscar-nominee Robert Mitchum ("Cape Fear," "Crossfire") and Wendell Corey ("Rear Window," "Sorry, Wrong Number") co-star.
Kids & FamilyBased on an original idea by creator, Joe Barbera, Tom and Jerry find themselves in a fantastic wonderland brought to life by holiday magic and set to the music of Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker". In an empty opera house, Jerry wishes for his chance to perform and magically his dream comes true. The little mouse is whisked away to an enchanted kingdom where anything is possible... candy forests, singing snowflakes, even the toys spring to life! Jerry has a great time with his new friends and when Jerry dances with a music box ballerina, he is as happy as happy can be. Unfortunately, a group of alley cats led by Tom, crash Jerry's party, kidnap the music box ballerina, and wreak havoc in the holiday kingdom. It's up to Jerry to set things right and send those mean old cats back to the alley where they belong. With some h
ComedyOh, the joy of family. A new comedy from writer/director David E. Talbert (Baggage Claim) and producer Will Packer (Ride along, Think Like a Man series), Almost Christmas tells the festive story of a beloved patriarch who asks his family for one gift this holiday season: to get along. If they can honor that wish and spend five days under the same roof without killing one another, it will be a Christmas miracle. Share the holiday love, laughs, and charm with an all-star cast including Danny Glover, Mo’Nique, JB Smoove, Gabrielle Union, and Omar Epps.
George Chialtas, Allan Jacobsen & Henry Lenardin-Madden
Kids & FamilyDora and friends need your help on a magical double-length quest to save the Snow Princess and her whole Snowy Forest! Plus, help Dora bring a new toy to her baby brother and sister AND take Perrito to meet his twin puppy brother on Twins’ Day!
Kids & FamilyCelebrate the most magical time of the year with this special edition of the irresistible holiday movie inspired by Disney’s beloved classic. Share the wonder as Mrs. Potts recounts another “tale as old as time” about a Christmas past that almost wasn’t – thanks to the scheming of former court composer Forte who is determined to keep Belle and Beast apart forever. This enchanting adventure boasts exciting bonus features, delightful songs, spellbinding visuals, and enduring themes of hope, friendship, and love. Your family will enjoy the spirit of the season all year long with the timeless magic of Beauty And The Beast: The Enchanted Christmas.
HolidayThe annual Chicago Thanksgiving Day parade has to cut costs or it’s going to be cancelled this year. When the city brings in consultant Henry Baldwin to analyze the books, he goes toe to toe with parade manager Emily Rogers who thinks Henry only cares about dollars and cents and doesn’t understand how much the parade means to the city. As parade day draws closer, Emily finds herself falling for the enemy while doing her best to make sure this year’s production is a huge success. Stars Autumn Reeser and Antonio Cupo.
HolidayEmily Springer is disappointed her daughter Heather won’t make the cross-country trip from Harvard to visit at Christmas. Emily decides to surprise Heather and trades houses with Charles Brewster, a college professor who lives in Boston. Emily is the one who is surprised when she finds out her daughter left for Florida with her boyfriend and has only Charles’ brother for company. In this holiday tale about twists of fate, Emily and Charles find love at the most unexpected time and have the best Christmas season ever. Stars Gil Bellows, Tom Cavanagh, and Faith Ford.
ComedyJournalist Elizabeth Lane is one of the country's most famous food writer. In her columns, she describes herself as a hard working farm woman, taking care of her children and being an excellent cook. But this is all lies. In reality she is an unmarried New Yorker who can't even boil an egg. The recipes come from her good friend Felix. The owner of the magazine she works for has decided that a heroic sailor will spend his Christmas on 'her' farm. Miss Lane knows that her career is over if the truth comes out, but what can she do?
MusicalsAfter leaving the Army after W.W.II, Bob Wallace and Phil Davis team up to become a top song-and-dance act. Davis plays matchmaker and introduces Wallace to a pair of beautiful sisters (Betty and Judy) who also have a song-and-dance act. When Betty and Judy travel to a Vermont lodge to perform a Christmas show, Wallace and Davis follow, only to find their former commander, General Waverly, is the lodge owner. A series of romantic mix-ups ensue as the performers try to help the General.
MusicalsBing Crosby and Fred Astaire sing and dance their way into your heart in the sensational musical comedy Holiday Inn. Crosby plays a song and dance man who leaves showbiz to run an inn that is open only on holidays. Astaire plays his former partner and rival in love. Follow the two talented pals as they find themselves competing for the affections of the same lovely lady (Marjorie Reynolds). 'Tis the season for one of the most enjoyable films of all time!
Kids & FamilyA heartwarming story for the whole family! Following the death of his father, a young boy is befriended by a magical snowman who turns out to be his reincarnated father. Christmas fantasy-adventure stars Michael Keaton ("Batman," "Jackie Brown"), Kelly Preston ("Jerry Maguire"), Mark Addy ("The Full Monty"), Henry Rollins ("Heat") and pop-personality, Dweezil Zappa.
HolidayIf teenaged Ethan and his younger sister Hallie put every toy in Macy's on their Christmas list, it still wouldn't include what they want most. They want a miracle - they want their divorced parents back together! With lots of humor, heart and yuletide sparkle, All I Want For Christmas is all you could want in a family film treat. Ethan Randall (Dutch) and Thora Birch (Patriot Games) play the siblings who come up with a hilarious plan to reunite their parents (Harley Jane Kozak and Jamey Sheridan). Movie legend Lauren Bacall plays the sympathetic grandmother who assists the kids. And Leslie Nielsen (The Naked Gun. films) appears as Santa Claus. So what is the plan? Ho-ho-ho! Aren't you in for a surprise!
DramaWhen Hannah Harper is sent to a Christmas-themed town called Cookie Jar to negotiate the sale of the town's famous cookie company, she gets more than she bargained for with the company's charming owner Jake. A Hallmark Channel original movie.
HolidaySanta Claus discovers children have become too greedy and must prove otherwise if he doesn't want his favorite holiday canceled. His mission is to teach two incorrigible children the importance of charity. Enlisting their help to aid a handicapped boy inspires the magic of the holiday season, and the children's joy in giving ensures Christmas is going to be better than ever this year. Stars Judd Nelson and Natalie Brown.
Allan Jacobsen, Henry Lenardin-Madden & George Chialtas
Kids & FamilyGet ready for a spectacular ice-skating adventure in Snowy Forest! Dora and Boots skate to the rescue of the Snow Princess, Snow Fairy, and all their Snowy Forest friends when they learn that a mean Ice Witch has taken everyone's ice skates! Dora must defeat the Ice Witch in an ice skating contest at Snowflake Lake to win back the skates, but she can only do it with your help! After that, get set for more exciting adventure in two bonus episodes. Join Dora and Boots as they jump into a sticker book world to help their friend Círculo – he needs to catch the runaway Shape Train before it reaches the Big Turn so he can steer the train to safety. Then team up with Dora, her talking Scooter, and her brave puppy Perrito to fish Boots out of the Big River before he goes over a waterfall! Ready to skate into adventure in th
HolidayBoth Rob Marino and Julie Green are feeling pressure to be in a relationship this holiday season and, after finding each other through a dating website, agree to pose as each other’s special someone. Things get complicated when Rob’s Catholic family and Julie’s Jewish family get involved to help these two make it to the altar. Stars Joey Lawrence and Marilu Henner.
HolidayJulia Bedford (Linda Hamilton) is a dedicated homemaker living in a modestly affluent neighborhood with her successful husband and sixteen-year-old daughter. When Julia discovers that her husband is cheating on her, her world is rocked. In their pending divorce, with most of her husband's assets carefully hidden, Julia is left with nothing except her car and her barely realistic child support checks. After moving into a small apartment, Julia tries to make do while working a minimum wage job. Her daughter hates their new scaled-down life and convinces her father and his new girlfriend to let her live with him. When Julia finally hits rock bottom and finds herself living in her car, she decides to begin her comeback--and ultimately discovers what's really valuable in life.
George Chialtas, Allan Jacobsen & Henry Lenardin-Madden
Kids & Family¡Feliz Navidad! It's Christmas time, but Swiper is up to no good! After he lands on Santa's naughty list, Dora must help the sneaky fox discover the true spirit of Christmas. You can help too as you join Dora in this retelling of a holiday classic!
DramaWhen Gina loses her husband on Christmas Day, she soon finds a kindred spirit in another parent at her kids’ school, Michael, who loses his wife at the same time. As they help each other and their children though grief, they grow closer and fall in love. However, family and friends cause them to question whether being together is a good idea. Based on a true story.
DramaFeeling in over his head when it comes to being a single dad to twin six-year-olds, Seth Webster is in desperate need of a nanny. And it may not be just coincidence when, just as the perfect housekeeper shows up, other important things begin to fall into place as well. Mrs. Merkle, or ‘Mrs. Miracle,’ as the twins dub her, not only cooks and cleans, but wields a mighty snowball-throwing arm and always seems to know the right thing to do, which is just what this family needs. Stars James Van Der Beek, Erin Karpluk, and Doris Roberts.
Kids & Family‘Tis the season to celebrate with everyone’s favorite St. Bernard, Beethoven, in an all-new, heartwarming holiday adventure where the hilarious canine speaks for the first time! When Henry the elf (Kyle Massey, TV’s That’s So Raven) flees the North Pole with Santa’s sleigh and his magical bag of toys, he crash-lands the precious cargo in a suburban neighborhood tree. But when the bag ends up in the wrong hands, it’s up to heroic Beethoven and his teenage pal, Mason (Munro Chambers, TV’s Degrassi: The Next Generation), to rescue Henry, fetch Santa’s toys and save Christmas for children everywhere. Featuring an all-star cast, including Tom Arnold as the voice of Beethoven, it’s a barking good time for the whole family!
ComedyBad Santa 2 returns Academy Award® winner Billy Bob Thornton to the screen as America's favorite anti-hero, Willie Soke. Fueled by cheap whiskey, greed and hatred, Willie teams up once again with his angry little sidekick, Marcus (Tony Cox), to knock off a Chicago charity on Christmas Eve. Along for the ride is ‘the kid’ - chubby and cheery Thurman Merman (Brett Kelly), a 250-pound ray of sunshine who brings out Willie’s sliver of humanity. Mommy issues arise when the pair are joined by Academy Award®, Golden Globe and Emmy-winner Kathy Bates, as Willie’s horror story of a mother, Sunny Soke. A super butch super bitch, Sunny raises the bar for the gang’s ambitions, while somehow lowering the standards of criminal behavior. Willie is further burdened by lusting after the curvaceous and prim Diane, played by
Kids & FamilyAn all-star cast creates the voices for this delightful holiday story featuring everyone's favorite reindeer and snowman. Rudolph and Frosty are pitted against Winterbolt, an icy wizard who plots to make the North Pole his own evil domain, and enlist the help of Jack Frost and many others to fight the evil Winterbolt. Songs include the perennial favorites "Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer," "Frosty the Snowman," "Rockin" Around the Christmas Tree" and many others. Filmed using stop-motion animated puppets.
Kids & FamilyIn the tradition of Disney's classic holiday tales comes a heartwarming movie about the power of giving and the true meaning of Christmas. Discover how the legendary friendship of Santa Claus and Santa Paws began in the inspiring original film, The Search For Santa Paws. When Santa and his new best friend, Paws, discover that the boys and girls of the world have lost the spirit of the season, they take a trip to New York City. But after Santa loses his memory, it's up to Paws, a faithful orphan named Quinn (America's Got Talent's Kaitlyn Maher), her new friend Will (The Game Plan's Madison Pettis) and a wonderful group of magical talking dogs to save St. Nick and show the world what Christmas is really all about.
Kids & FamilyNine-year-old Jessica believes in Heaven, Santa Claus and flying reindeer. One day, she finds a wounded reindeer in the snowy woods. Believing it is the real Prancer, she wants to nurse it back to health so she can 'return it to Santa.' Her effort to save it brings about wonderful changes in the lives of everyone: her father (Sam Elliott), their unusual neighbor (Cloris Leachman), a crotchety veterinarian (Abe Vigoda), a department store Santa (Michael Constantine), and the people of the town.
HolidayIn this new Hallmark Channel holiday movie, widow Kathy Howard is having a hard time facing her first Christmas without her husband when she meets Christmas tree lot owner Tim Pierce who helps her to see that there is still hope and love in the world. Kathy however, is unsure if she is truly ready to move on. Will she stay stuck in her grief, or will Tim and the Christmas season help open her heart to a new life?
HolidayDrake Hunter, the president of Hunter Marketing, has the perfect plan to boost sales for his father’s toy company over the holiday season—hire department store Santas to promote his father’s merchandise. When the real Santa Claus turns Drake into a Santa lookalike, Drake finds himself working as a dress-up Kris Kringle to make ends meet. Stripped of power and position, Drake discovers the importance of honesty, compassion, and respect as he helps an unprivileged girl enjoy the magic of Christmas. Stars Kevin Sorbo.
HolidayBob Wallace makes sure to go all out every year on Christmas decorations so that he can have the brightest and most festive house in his neighborhood. This year, he notices that his new neighbor has put up an even brighter and more lavish display. The fight is on when they declare war for the best Christmas decoration display in the neighborhood. Stars Daniel Stern and Matt Frewer.
ComedyAmerica’s favorite gay bears host a Mother’s Day brunch for all their mothers at the house, but when Nelson recognizes Todd's mother Babs from his college days, the Bears are soon faced with a whole new meaning for “daddy issues.”
HolidayTurn your house into a Halloween haunted house party with Haunted Transylvania 2! Sing-Along and dance all night in this fun halloween celebration for kids of all ages. Spend some time with the dancing Mummy, do the wave with Frankenstein and jump around with Dracula it's the Halloween event you do not want to miss!
DramaWhen a loss of togetherness spreads across the globe & threatens the existence of Santa's Northpole, a boy named Kevin is called upon to save the day. Stars Tiffani Thiessen, Bailee Madison, and Josh Hopkins. A Hallmark Channel original movie.
HolidayJason Robards portrays John Tanner, a recent widower who doesn't know what to do with the changes imposed upon his life. He spends Thanksgiving alone in a diner, and when his annual family Christmas trip is jeopardized, he attempts to rescue holiday traditions and usage his loneliness by responding to an ad for social introductions and enlists the services of a woman to be his “Christmas wife.” Played by Julie Harris, Iris is a sad and mysterious woman, who agrees to be his platonic companion. She bids him to not ask about her personal life which harbors a secret that threatens their developing friendship and could ultimately change both their lives. Will there be more for them?
HolidayA network TV president is perhaps the most cold-hearted man ever, but his holiday spirit is given a painful booster shot by three vengeful ghosts. In this darkly comic updating of Charles Dicken's Christmas classic "A Christmas Carol," Bill Murray portrays Frank Cross, an evil, crass, executive who caters to the lowest-of-the-lowest common denominators, firing people whenever he wants to and for the flimsiest of reasons. Therefore, to change his cruel and tasteless ways, Cross is taken on a trip through his past to his future, accompanied by ghosts David Johansen and Carol Kane, so that he can achieve redemption.
DramaIn this adaptation of Charles Dickens's classic tale, an elderly miser learns the error of his ways on Christmas Eve when he is visited by ghosts from Christmases past, present and future. Starring Reginald Owen ("Mrs. Miniver"). Soon to be available in a new, stunning, colorized version!
Kids & FamilyDora and Boots are waiting for their friend, the Hip-Hop-Bunny, to bring his basket filled with eggs and treats for their big Egg Hunt! But just as the Bunny arrives at the forest, Swiper swipes the basket and throws it far, far away into the Rainbow Garden -- where it's headed for a waterfall! It's Dora and Boots to the rescue as they join the Bunny on an Easter Day Adventure.
Kids & FamilyCelebrate the season with all your favorite Muppets in this heartwarming and hilarious holiday movie. Whoopi Goldberg, Uma Thurman, Nathan Lane and other sensational guest stars join our fuzzy friends on a wild and wacky Christmas adventure full of side-splitting laughs and memorable music. When Gonzo forgets to mail three letters to Santa, he convinces Kermit and the gang to help him deliver the notes to the North Pole. Along the way, they discover that Christmas is the time to be with those you care about most, as they dash home to make a friend's Christmas wish come true. Letters To Santa is hours of holiday fun for the entire family!
Holiday"One crisp, winter morning, a young boy wakes up to find a thick blanket of snow has covered the ground as far as the eye can see. Filled with excitement, the boy decides to build a snowman using a tangerine for his nose, coal for his buttons and eyes, and tops him off with a hat and scarf.Later that night, at the stroke of midnight, the snowman comes to life! The young boy and the snowman embark on a magical adventure of discovery where the snowman explores the young boy’s world and in return he takes him flying to his home in the North Pole. Upon arriving at the North Pole, the two join a party as the guests of honor to a very special person. Based on Raymond Briggs’ book, The Snowman is a family classic for generations to enjoy."
ComedyThis is a story you've never heard before, a hilarious and heartwarming comedy about Fred Claus, Santa's brother and complete opposite. After growing up in saintly Nick's shadow, Fred becomes a grouch who's lost his belief in Christmas. Then, one magical December, Fred flies north (first class via reindeer) to find brother Nick is in trouble: a scheming efficiency expert is out to shut down Christmas forever! Expect fun by the sleighful as Fred helps save Christmas and rediscovers the gift of family. Join Vince Vaughn, Paul Giamatti, Miranda Richardson, Rachel Weisz, Kathy Bates, Kevin Spacey and more in a yuletide treat to enjoy for years to come.
Kids & FamilyBarbie™ in A Christmas Carol is a heart-warming adaptation of the classic Dickens story filled with cherished Christmas carols, fabulous fashions and lots of laughs! The tale stars Barbie™ as Eden Starling™ the glamorous singing diva of a theatre in Victorian London. Along with her snooty cat, Chuzzlewit, Eden selfishly plans to make all the theatre performers stay and rehearse on Christmas Day! Not even Eden's costume designer and childhood friend, Catherine can talk Eden out of her self-centered tantrum. It's up to three very unusual Christmas Spirits to take Eden on a fantastical holiday journey that will open her heart to the spirit of the season and the joy of giving. Barbie™ in A Christmas Carol is a family favorite to enjoy every holiday season!
Kids & FamilyCelebrate the season Scooby-Doo style as Scooby-Doo and the Mystery, Inc. gang faces off against festive frights, frosty nights, and - jeepers - the ghost of Christmas, who wants to wish everyone a scary Christmas! In this collection of cold-weather capers, Scooby-Doo and the gang unwrap a series of mysteries in order to stop a group of chilling crooks from stealing the spirits of the season!
HolidayThe overwhelming tasks that go along with Christmas have taken the joy out of the holidays for busy single mom Jennifer Cullen. Then her Uncle Ralph arrives at her home with the young, handsome Morgan Derby. Morgan's love of Christmas, and life, is contagious and as Jennifer glumly navigates through the holidays, she soon realizes that what she needs most is right under her nose. Stars Henry Winkler, Brooke Burns and Warren Christie.
Kids & FamilyIt's winter time at Caillou's house and the inquisitive 4-year-old greets the season with his usual curiosity and enthusiasm. Making home-made holiday gifts for his family, learning how other little boys and girls around the world celebrate the season and shovelling snow with Daddy, are only a few of the magical moments Caillou will share with your little ones. The family fun, adventure and learning are non-stop and all come together when Caillou learns the true meaning of the holidays. Caillou's Holiday Movie is filled with love, culture, wisdom and learning. This delightful story as seen through a small child's eyes will entertain your entire family. Kids love Caillou for his real-world perspective on life. Parents love Caillou for being a friend to their children! Snuggle up with your kids for this heart-warming adv
Kids & FamilyIt's the day before Christmas and the Bedrock Community Players are presenting their version of "A Christmas Carol." Fred, starring as Scrooge, becomes so self-absorbed that he forgets to get Christmas gifts for his family, forgets to pick up Pebbles from the Cave Care center, and accuses Barney of being a snitch. Fred, with an ego the size of a tyrannosaurus, starts to become the role in which he's cast in this animated holiday special.
Kids & FamilyWarner Bros. has provided a feast of laughs this holiday season. First up is "Bugs Bunny's Thanksgiving Diet," featuring Bugs as head of a diet clinic specializing in weighty Thanksgiving matters. Then make way for "Daffy Duck's Thanks-for-giving Special," wherein Daffy's thoughts turn to what is nearest and dearest to him: himself!
DramaAfter begrudgingly leaving Manhattan, Kristin & her daughter Emily struggle to find their way in Kristin's small home town. With the help of a hunky music teacher & a little holiday magic, Kristin & Emily find that home is where the heart is.
Kids & FamilyDolly Parton plays Ruby Diamond, a brassy and sassy lounge singer. When she meets an untimely demise, Ruby's denied entrance to heaven by Saint Peter (Roddy McDowall). To earn her wings, she must find a mother for a widowed father and his family, in this endearing movie of hope and love.
DramaA group of connected New Yorkers brace for a tough Christmas season as they fear for their jobs, pray for a loved one’s safe return from war, mourn the loss of a family member, and struggle to balance work and personal life. That is until Mrs. Miracle arrives—the charming, older lady who turns their lives upside down in ways they couldn’t have possibly imagined. With a little help of her “magic touch,” they all find happiness during the holiday season. Stars Doris Roberts, Eric Johnson, and Lauren Holly.
RomanceA surprise visit by a major travel guide to the Native America run Sky Mountain Resort sparks mayhem and romance in this critically praised holiday feature. Shot on the stunning grounds of the acclaimed Sundance Institute, "Christmas in the Clouds" is a thoroughly enjoyable comedy and an instant holiday classic.
HolidayHolly Ceroni, a single mom trying to get back on her feet, is crushed when she learns her winning lottery ticket is in the glove compartment of her recently stolen car. Mike Ronowski, the construction worker behind Holly's missing property, goes along with a plan to befriend Holly and coerce her into giving him half her winnings. Mike unexpectedly falls for Holly and learns there are more important things than money just in time for the holidays. Stars Elizabeth Berkley and Jason Gray-Stanford.
HolidayAfter a car accident, Carrie Blackford must earn her wings in heaven as a guardian angel to single dad Scott Walker and his daughter Abby. Carrie becomes a guiding light in Scott’s life, and when she breaks all the rules by falling in love with him, a twist of fate delivers the perfect Christmas gift—a chance at making his family whole again. Stars Lindy Booth.
Kids & FamilySugar plums and snowflakes, dreams and spells –The Nutcracker is one of the world’s best-loved ballets, and this production by Peter Wright is one of the most enchanting stagings ever created. The Australian Ballet shines in this charming classic. Sumptuously staged and set to Tchaikovsky’s celebrated score, this ballet is a truly magical experience for the whole family.
HolidayWhen Santa considers retirement, Mrs. Claus tries to find Christmas spirit in the world to prove her husband’s work still brings holiday joy. She takes a job in New York as a nanny for Joe and Lisa who are in the middle of a divorce and tries to mend their marriage. With a little faith and some holiday magic, Mrs. Claus saves the day and inspires Santa to keep doing what he does best. Stars Tricia Helfer, Greg Bryk, and Tedde Moore.
ComedyWith the threat of having to close her father's candy store, Wendy and her six-year-old daughter Grace travel to the big city in hopes of making extra holiday cash to save the store. When she's offered a job in the toy department of Wolmans. Her excitement doesn't last long when the store's manager, Teanna, destroys the Christmas spirit replaces Santa with a hunky male underwear models. What Teanna is unaware of is that she has in fact sacked the real Santa and Wendy realizes she must bring the true meaning of Christmas back to Wolmans before it is too late.
Kids & FamilyTis the season to be jolly - and to celebrate Christmas, with Barney and his friends! The holiday fun begins as Barney leads a merry journey to grandmother's attic to search for a shiny gold star for the Christmas tree. After discovering lots of holiday treasures such as little drummer boys and "The Night Before Christmas" poem, Barney places the Christmas Star atop the tree in a holiday celebration Barney fans with cherish!
Concert FilmsJoined by world-renowned vocalist Deborah Voigt and charismatic voice actor John Rhys-Davies, the Mormon Tabernacle Choir ushers in the holiday season with music that celebrates the work of Charles Dickens, the story behind A Christmas Carol, and many other classic Christmas tales.
HolidayFrom Tribeca Film. Starring Edward Burns. The siblings of the Fitzgerald family must decide if the dad who abandoned them 20 years ago can come home for Christmas. Can the big Irish clan get past their grievances to be a family again?
ComedyBoyd and his family are forced to spend a dreaded Christmas at his parents' house with his eccentric father that he has been avoiding for years. When he realizes that he left his son's gifts at home, Boyd and his father must hit the road in a blizzard to retrieve the gifts before sunrise to save Christmas.
Kids & FamilyThe original, classic, holiday favorite continues five years later with Ralphie, Randy, Mom, and the Old Man. This time, Ralphie has his eyes fixed on a car... but trouble is sure to follow.
ComedyDrew Latham (Ben Affleck) uneager to spend another lonely Christmas in his own home. Longing for holidays past, Drew travels to his childhood home intending to relive the experience of a family Christmas — unfortunately, his family no longer lives there. This represents only a small snafu to Drew, who offers the Valco patriarch and his wife (Sopranos star James Gandolfini and Catherine O'Hara) a huge amount of money if they consent to pretend they are his parents and that he is a cherished member of the family. This entails participating in Latham family traditions, such as Christmas tree selection and crowded holiday shopping excursions. Though the Valcos reluctantly go along with Drew's requests, Alicia, their eldest daughter, arrives at home and refuses to comply with her "brother's" wishes.
Kids & FamilyIt's shaping up to be a wonderful Christmas for all the precious pooches at the Flea Bite Cafe. There's shining packages, sparkling decorations, and even a hefty donation fund for Timmy, a lovable pup who's in need of an operation. Carface doesn't like Christmas. In fact, he hates it. And together with his bad dog buddies, he's come up with a plan to ruin it -- for everybody! But that's when Charlie and Itchy step in and -- with a little divine intervention -- devise a brilliant plan of their own to save Christmas and transform Carface from a holiday humbug to a bonafide Yuletide hero!
Kids & FamilyCelebrate the snowy holiday season with the Bubble Guppies and Team Umizoomi! First, join the Guppies for a fin-tastic snow-filled feature. Everyone in Bubbletucky is getting ready for the holidays … everyone except Mr. Grumpfish. The Guppies need to work together to show their grumpy neighbor the joy of the holiday season. Then, as a bonus holiday gift, team up with Team Umizoomi in two special episodes! Use your mighty math powers to help Milli, Geo, and Bot make Sanjay's holiday wish come true by finding him a sled on a journey through snowy Umi City. Then, help the team save the day when The TroubleMakers set 50 baby penguins loose in Umi City. You can count on a swim-sational holiday with Bubble Guppies and Team Umizoomi in these three festive episodes!
Kids & FamilyAward-winning actress Mary Steenburgen (TV's Joan of Arcadia, Hope Springs) gives a solid performance as Ginny Grainger, a young mother who rediscovers the joy and beauty of Christmas, thanks to the unshakable faith of her six-year-old daughter Abbie (Elizabeth Harnois) and Gideon (Harry Dean Stanton), Ginny's very own guardian angel. Ginny's wondrous experience will touch your heart and warm your soul in the timeless tradition of past Disney favorites. One Magic Christmas fulfills all your most treasured Christmas fantasies. Share it with those you love.
ComedyHARK! THE HERALD PUNDIT SINGS! Families have gathered around the TV to enjoy Stephen Colbert's Christmas specials every year since 2008. Now, you can experience the joy over and over! Join Stephen and his friends-Toby Keith, Elvis Costello, John Legend, Feist, Willie Nelson, and Jon Stewart -for a yuletide evening of song, dance and nog-induced dementia. Parental discretion is advised. Remember, every time you buy a copy of Stephen Colbert's Christmas Special, an angel gets his wings.
RomanceTwenty-eight-year-old Georgia is convinced the man of her dreams is the one "that got away" back in high school. Though she's tried dating other men, they just never seem to compare to her high school flame. When Georgia learns of her high school reunion a week before Christmas, she's ecstatic to finally have her chance to win Craig back. But as she gets to relive high school for a night, she begins to realize it might not be Craig at all who got away, but Ben, an old friend with whom she'd fallen out of touch.
ComedyMad-Magazine styled parodies of beloved Christmas stories and their characters by star talent Bam Margera (Jackass, MTV's Viva La Bam) and a parade of special guests. Imagine "A Christmas Carol" re-done with Ebeneezer Margera, Ziggy the Red-Bellied Zorse - a mythical creature with a bad rash on its stomach that glows, etc. Special unrated-style bloopers and outtakes will be included in this (Uncut) version.
HolidayIn this new Hallmark Channel holiday movie, a woman sets out to meet her fiancé's family at Christmas and winds up at the wrong house. Once the mistake is corrected, she realizes that her bond with the wrong family—and their eligible son—was stronger than her bond with the right one. Stars Alicia Witt and Mark Wiebe.
Kids & FamilyHank Ketcham's world-famous comic character, Dennis Mitchell - aka Dennis the Menace - returns to screen, just in time for the holidays. A curious, mischievous, but never malicious boy, Dennis is always happy to embark on a new adventure, or help out a friend in need. It's not Dennis' fault that, more often than not, his actions lead to comic misfortune for those around him, especially his retired neighbor, Mr. Wilson. This time, in Dennis' version of "A Christmas Carol," Dennis tries to give the Scrooge-like Mr. Wilson the Christmas spirit, but causes havoc during his attempt as he tries to deal with a bully. As a result, Mr. Wilson ends up breaking Dennis' Christmas spirit. Fortunately, an angel of Christmas Past, Present, and Future makes a visit to save Christmas for everyone. Directed by Emmy Award-nominee Ron Oli
DramaIn this contemporary adaptation of Langston Hughes’ acclaimed play, single mother Naima (Jennifer Hudson) sends her teenage son Langston (Jacob Latimore) to New York to live with his estranged grandparents, Reverend Cornell and Aretha Cobbs (Forest Whitaker and Angela Bassett). Once there, Langston embarks on a journey of self-discovery in this inspiring story of faith, family and forgiveness.